This is an excellent opportunity to hone your Procurement skills developing your strategic thinking to support your Procurement journey. Growing and developing talent is important to us so if you think this matches your aspirations please review the detailed job description and note when this great opportunity closes.
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda including a new Procurement Strategy and Social Value and Ethical Policy that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
You will be active in the end to end procurement processes – supporting both Category and Assistant Category Managers as well as being given responsibility to run procurement processes on your own. You will work on a range of projects for the council and across a number of categories.
You should be a self-starter, proactive with an eagerness to learn . The ideal candidate should have knowledge of public tendering processes, be confident with great communication and stakeholder management skills, alongside having the ability and experience to multi-task, managing several procurement projects and various other procurement related activities on the go.
The additional skills you will gain working for us at Brent will be invaluable, just as your contribution to community of Brent through the work you do on our procurements. So join us and you can expect a range of benefits including pension, flexible working, season ticket loan, childcare vouchers and discounts with local retailers. We’ll also give you every opportunity to build an exciting career with development opportunities.